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Emotional Impact of 9/11 Attacks Seen in Brain’s Response to Negative Visual Images

A new study examines how the 9/11 attacks impacted the psychological processes of those not directly exposed to the event.

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Medicaid, Depression, Antidepressant, Cynthia Fontanella, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, National Institutes Of Health (NIH), Ohio State’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science , Jeffrey Bridge , Ohio State’s Department of Pediatrics, Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Steven Marcus , University Of P

Only 1 in 5 Medicaid-Covered Kids in Ohio Finish Antidepressant Treatment

About half of Medicaid-covered children and adolescents in Ohio who are in treatment for depression complete their first three months of prescribed antidepressants, and only one-fifth complete the recommended minimum six-month course of drugs to treat depression, new research suggests.

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Volunteering to Help Others Could Lead to Better Health

People who volunteer may live longer than those who don’t, as long as their reasons for volunteering are to help others rather than themselves, suggests new research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Psychology, Neuroscience, Brain, impulse control, ADHD, Schizophrenia

New Insight Into Impulse Control

How the brain is wired to control impulsive behavior differs significantly from what psychologists have thought, new research finds.

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Employee Health, Stress, Wellness, Mental Health

Stressed-Out Workers Less Likely to Stick With Wellness Centers

Asking people who join a gym, fitness or wellness center just one short question about their stress level can identify those who are at risk of health problems and poor health habits.

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yoga alternative medicine, yoga effective treatment for psychiatric disorders, yoga therapy

Yoga Is Put to the Test as a Modern Treatment for Psychiatric Disorders

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Yoga is commonly seen as a practice beneficial to body and mind. Increasingly, yoga is being taken a step further and applied as a form of complementary and alternative medicine in treating psychiatric disorders. Can this ancient lifestyle practice for spiritual awareness stand up to testing standards required by modern science to prove that it is an effective treatment?

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Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Gay Men, bisexual men, African-American men, Discrimination, Homophobia

Prejudice Linked to Depression, Anxiety in Gay and Bisexual Black Men

The harassment, discrimination and negative feelings about homosexuality that black gay and bisexual men often experience can contribute significantly to mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety, a small new study finds.

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Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Insane Asylum Reform, Psychiatric Reform

Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Commences Series of Historical Papers

In the late nineteenth century, reform of insane asylums was a hotly debated topic that pitted two emerging medical specialties—psychiatry and neurology—against each other, according to a historical paper presented and discussed in the September issue of The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

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Dr. Madhukar Trivedi, Depression, Exercise, Exercise and Depression

Physical Training Can Substitute Effectively as Second ‘Medication’ for People Diagnosed with Depression

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Exercise can be as effective as a second medication for as many as half of depressed patients whose condition have not been cured by a single antidepressant medication.

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hyperemesis gravidarum, morning sickness, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Children, Adults

Extreme Morning Sickness Linked to Behavioral Disorders in Kids

An extreme form of pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG)—which already takes a heavy toll on thousands of women each year and can lead to hospitalization and pregnancy termination—is also linked to an increased risk of anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression in adulthood among individuals whose mothers had the condition.







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